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Tips on How to Overcome a Breakup

April 17, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 171

Since there are some things that are beyond our control, we sometimes fail. Failures come in different forms. There are times that no matter how perfect a relationship may seem, it still ends up into a painful breakup. Of course, nobody wants a breakup, especially when you have already invested much time, effort, and emotion into it. It isn't easy to live without the things you have valued once. It is pretty difficult to let go of the things and the person you have loved and cared for. It's like leaving a part of your life and you can't move on to the future. The past and its memories (both painful and sweet) will keep on haunting you.

Moving on is a difficult process. You have to go through pain. You will shed tears. You may even experience countless nights of crying to sleep and all you have is your pillow. However, after a breakup, you have no choice but to accept that the relationship that once made your life happy is now over. The dreams that you once shared with your ex are gone with the wind. You know that the plans that you made together will remain plans forever because you are now rowing your own boat, sailing to two different directions.

One way or another, everyone has experienced the pain of overcoming a bitter breakup. Since there's nothing you could do but to face it, you might as well want to check the following tips on how to survive a bitter breakup.

• Let it sink in. Face the fact that you are no longer together with your ex. Your relationship is over and done. You have already put it to an end so there's no point living in denial. Face and accept it. Allow it to sink in to your senses, heart, and mind. Acceptance is actually the first step that you have to take in overcoming a breakup. Cry if you must but don't dwell on it. Don't live in fantasy. Face reality.

• Have your mind occupied. Days after the breakup, you might experience signs of depression which can really affect your career and even your social life. Don't let this happen to you. Prevent the attack of depression. One thing that you can do is to make yourself busy with work, studies, or other undertakings. If your mind is occupied with these things, your mind won't have time to wander.

• Get a life. When you are in emotional pain, it won't be of help to you. Instead, you will be more depressed. It would be much better if you go out with friends and enjoy. Do the things that you love together. Travel to places you have never been to. Having fun with them will at least make you forget the bitter or painful breakup that you are going through.

• Forgive yourself then, forgive your ex. When you breakup in bad terms, you will carry with you resentments and bitterness, much worse, hatred toward your ex. You will find it hard to be happy when you can't forgive yourself and your ex. Stop blaming yourself or your ex for what has happened to you.

Moving on could be a struggle for you if you don't know how to help yourself. Just believe that in God's time, you will be able to forget the pain you are enduring now. As the saying goes, time heals all wounds. Just go on with your life and try to live a normal life. You might also want to try a new hobby just to make yourself busy. Try to find happiness around you. Life is beautiful. Treasure it. Enjoy it because you only live once. I know you'd agree with me.

You might also like to read about how to survive bitter breakup and how to give each other space without ending the relationship.

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